Mahatma Gandhi expressway in a bad shape

State assesses losses as rains subside

The Ahmedabad-Vadodara expressway, a mega project of the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), named after Mahatma Gandhi has bore the brunt of the torrential rains. NHAI is assessing the damage caused to the Rs 550-crore project.  The project, inaugurated in August last year, is in bad shape with several cave-ins and potholes. Several metres of the 93.4 kilometre expressway have been washed off in some places.  "We are ascertaining the extent of damage. Our first objective is to sort out the traffic congestion and help in rescue operations at the expressway. These were ...